Jan. 24, 2024   


Leha Byrd 

ECSU Communications and Marketing   

Email or 252-335-8745 

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (Jan. 23, 2024) - Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) is proud to announce a total of 834 students have been honored for their academic achievement in the Fall 2023 semester. Their scholarly distinctions have been broken into four categories according to grade point average (GPA):

Chancellor’s List, 3.75 or higher (No grade lower than a B)

Dean’s List, 3.5-3.74 (No grade lower than a C)

Honor Roll, 3.0-3.49 (No grade lower than a C)

Viking Scholars List, 3.5 (No grade lower than a B)

ECSU students remain in lockstep with college students nationally when it comes to GPA rankings. The first goal in Chancellor Karrie G. Dixon’s “Forging Our Future,” five-year strategic plan is academic excellence, which states six objectives including promoting an academic environment centered on student success.

More information about each academic list is available here.


Elizabeth City State University provides students with a high-quality, affordable education as one of North Carolina’s leading four-year public institutions that is part of the University of North Carolina System. ECSU develops leaders who are courageous, resilient, and empowered through excellent student-centered, experiential learning. We offer baccalaureate, professional, and master’s degrees across a wide variety of interests. Excellence is the standard at Elizabeth City State University – success is our legacy. Come to Discover. Leave to Conquer. Visit